31 May 2009

Medal of Honor: W. Wilson


Sergeant, Company I, 4th US Cavalry

Born: 1847, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: 22 December 1895

Citation: In pursuit of a band of cattle thieves from New Mexico [on 28 March 1872, at Colorado Valley, Texas].

Citation: Distinguished conduct in action with Indians [on 29 September 1872], Red River, Tex.

Note: One of 19 men to be awarded the Medal of Honor twice.

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